The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Compounds found in plants offer new hope in the fight against prostate cancer

Prostate cancer has a high prevalence among men, second only to skin cancer. It is estimated that one in eight men will be diagnosed with the disease in their lifetime.

In a new study, Raimund Fromme at Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute Center for Applied Structural Discovery joins researchers Eli Chapman and Leslie Gunatilaka from the University of Arizona to explore a potent plant compound that could inhibit prostate cancer. 

New novel underscores timeliness of historical lessons from the Holocaust

Never again.

A simple phrase; two small words to represent the magnitude of a global commitment to forever stand against the atrocities of the Holocaust.

Yet, as International Holocaust Remembrance Day is recognized on Jan. 27 this year, societies across the world continue to see an alarming affinity among certain groups with ideologies that would seem to threaten that solemn promise.

Partnership between ASU, YouTube, Crash Course expands to offer courses for college credit

In its continued effort to make college more accessible through innovative methods, Arizona State University is partnering with YouTube and Crash Course to offer college courses that begin on YouTube. 

The first four courses, which will launch on March 7, create a flexible new pathway to higher education that provides up to 12 transferable college credits. The seven-week courses, called College Foundations, are English Composition, College Math, U.S. History and Human Communication — classes typically taken in the first year of college.

Visionaries to be honored at 2023 Founders' Day

Each spring, the ASU Alumni Association hosts Founders' Day, Arizona State University's signature event that honors the changemakers who exemplify the pioneering leaders who founded the university's predecessor, the Tempe Normal School.

The event commemorates the March 7, 1885, anniversary of the day that the Thirteenth Territorial Legislature issued a charter for the school, planting the roots of what has become a leading public research university that is recognized by leading rankings publications and services.